Having posted recently about not understanding some people’s affinity for some of the worst popular music of all time (which I insist was all made after 1995), I started thinking about pop culture more.
Truthfully, I am obsessed with movies, music and tv from the 80’s and 90’s. I even tried out for VH1’s “World Series of Pop Culture” with a team of other pop-culture addicts. I am still floored that we didn’t make it past the first round. There just couldn’t have been anyone better than we were.
But, in my pondering about the pop culture of my youth in that last post, I made reference to the fact that my parents banned hardcore rap in my house right at the height of the gangsta rap movement when everything was very political and driven. They, of course, never listened much to the lyrics to know anything beyong the fact…
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